The feature can cause issues with online games.
I love quick resume.
It is a fantastic feature. Me and my kids have pretty much always 3+ games on quick resume.
Didnt they say it costs something crazy like 8X the energy consumption or something? I guess if you are ok with your energy bill costs, then its pretty nifty feature? I rather not pay where I dont have to. I have a lot of costs.
I dont think ive ever heard this. I couldnt find a source for it online either.
No. You’re thinking of standby mode which consumes more energy than PS5’s rest mode. Quick Resume, however, does not require your console to be in standby. You can use energy saver or even completely unplug the console and Quick Resume will still work.
Source? Don’t just make up things
Yes, but it was 15 times more energy in standby than PS5. It was a big story here. That was compared to the original PS5, not the current one with the reduced energy consumption and heat output.
@S2Killinit. No that's why I put it on energy saver mode. The bill change is miniscule. Not sure if you have alot of stuff pulling energy though which I don't. So not sure how it would be for you. But it's a cool feature for sure.
@Sully What it xbox standby mode? But, Yes i believe you are correct, I just remembered it was some crazy amount of energy consumption by xbox.
Why not fix the issue instead?
It's a quicker fix to disable it, than to try to wait for a patch while people are having issues, or worse patch it and cause another issue. So disabling it and fixing in the background is the safer option. That's the purpose of Safe Mode in most cases.
Because its mostly on the Developer side. This would give you the option to disable it if their implementation of quick resume isn't working well.
Or just wait until it's tried, tested and ready before rolling it out. This was the main selling point for some time before launch and has been fraught with issues.
Why not allow us to make an acception list of games that can be QR and games we don't want it to be QR enabled?
Because that's unnecessary. If you don't want a game in quick resume just close it. It takes two clicks. Game states are only stored for Quick Resume if you leave them open.
That is exactly what was discussed. It is an option to choose individual games to take out of restmode option.
It is not a glitch/issue it is simply that some online games when put into restmode simply do not keep their online session active. (of course not) So the attempts at continuing from where you left off could simply be extended due game going back to start menu to log back into the online session. And or the game looking for its online access first and not finding it then taking a lengthy time to start over. You would be asking each individual developer to fix something that really isn't broken.
Quick resume is awesome tbh
Yeah, I'd be okay with turning off quick resume for very specific online games. (e.g: Ark survival evolved). With it on, I always have to manually quit and reopen ark (sometimes twice?) in order to connect to servers.
Same with me. It'd be nice to turn it off on specific games. For single-player offline games it's great.
2 years in and this problem hasn't been sorted ?
Because it's not just up to Xbox to fix it. It's mostly devs not putting in the extra work to take advantage or stop issues with quick resume, even then it's online only games and further still only certain ones. Not really a big issue as the pro's vastly outweigh the cons.
The PS4 AND PS5 havent had this issue with their implementation of quick resume, so pretty sure it's not the devs fault. If i suspend an online only game when i resume it just gives me a notice that my connection has been lost and quits to the main menu of said game.
@isarai ... Which is the same with Quick resume...PS5 'single' resume behaves the same way with online games
@0m4ever I thought the issue here was that it crahes on the xbox consoles. It does not crash on ps4/5, just loses connection and goes back to the game menu.
@isarai PS5 doesn't have Quick resume, it only keeps one game in a suspended state instead of like 7. It's a none issue for people who actually have the console.
It's on the developers. Not Microsoft. People assume it's just going to work, but it still needs to be added on the software end.
It's on both developers AND Microsoft. Gamers should be able to assume it works. If developers don't do what Microsoft's system needs them to do, Microsoft should operate a fail-safe. If that's not possible, this feature just isn't consumer ready, which is causing gamers frustrations such as unexpectedly losing progress. The feature just isn't tight enough to guarantee a good experience.
@sully Their direct competition don't even try to do it. Are you actually saying a company should go in and make sure each and every tittle ever released on their platform offers a feature or else handle it themselves? Even as mainly a PC player, do you know how insane it is to unplug my Xbox, take it out of state, turn it back on and instantly start multiple games that I may have played months ago? Why make a go at a feature that works with the vast majority of games when the competition isn't even trying. That's kind of ridiculous, honestly.
@sully It's really not a big deal. All you have to do is quit the game and reload it and it fixes the problem. And the only games I have ever had the issues with is FIFA (shock). Stop trying to make it out as a big deal when you have zero idea what you're talking about and are being an utter fanboy as per usual.
@Sully It's only a problem for always-online games because, shocker, in standby your console is in fact not always online. If you're playing 90% of games that don't connect to servers for saves, drm, etc., then it works just fine. This is not an issue MS can fix. The only fix is for developers to stop making single player games that have to connect online. And you as a player can prevent it by closing those games instead of leaving them open in Quick Resume.
Love the feature, certain games obviously don't use it like Destiny cause it's always online. I wish there was an option to allow you to pick which games to use it. For example, Fifa 22 has it enabled but when you play the game from quick resume it's signed out of the EA Servers and never seems to re-sign in without restarting the game.
Exactly, and EA aren't putting in the extra work to fix that, sure as shit take that to the bank 😅
Yh, Quick-Resume with Auto EA-Sign in for £3.99 or part of your EA Play Sub
Games that require secondary log ons like crew 2 Don work well with quick resume seems to take longer but other standard titles especially indies it works a treat
I used to think it was all online games but seeing as how it works perfectly with temtem and that is online, I started to question if it's developers. It works ridiculously well with offline games to the point you would never think of disabling it.
Get rid of it, games load fast enough without it. How’d it take M$ 2 years to acknowledge that they were degrading my online play…. Were they too busy working on those games that are TOTALLY coming?
Yes it will be a nice feature although I'm not switching it off 🤣
The new game library UI is better but the main UI needs refresh ASAP it's too cluttered and needs more customisation
What are you talking about ??? We are talking about Quick resume !!! By the way if you go that way, PS5 UI is 100 Times worse than Xbox ui
Got to disagree there. The PlayStation UI may be slightly boring but it's also incredibly functional. Even more so on PS4 when I could actually edit the position of tiles.. but I'm sure Sony will add that back in... (please Sony add this back in!) The Xbox dashboard however in comparison has way too much going on. Just to look at something simple like the store you need to go to a completely different tab/page. And half the time, because it's a separate App, it needs an update before you can even open it.
It's really not functional. Long list of apps left to right and having no groups or just having to go all the way to the right to get access to your library. It's dumb as shit.
Games are loading so fast.. The seconds gained by quick resume are futiles for me. Being old school, I prefer to disable quick resume and keep the 60Gb used for more games on SSD.
That would be nice. I prefer to resume from a savepoint or menu instead of in the middle of something. It's always a mess when I start Forza 5, because apparently I have a habit of quitting in thd middle of a race.
It's a great feature. Not sure why you would want to disable it.
I wonder if this would slightly improve SSD performance
Quick resume is fantastic, but you don't have to use it. Just close the game completely.
So why would someone want to disable this? Disk space? I’m still hoping we get a quick resume for PC some day/
Misleading title. You can already disable Quick Resume through the menus. (though it has to be done each and every time) What was being talked on was being able to specifically turn it off for specific games of your choosing that might otherwise not see a benefit from Quick resume due their online features that require a restart anyway.
As long as you don't have to connect online then it's not a problem...oh wait a minute 👍..I always turn it off,for some reason it eats up all your download speed too
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